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    Christmas celebrated amid COVID-19

    Agencies | Updated at 12:22am on December 26, 2020

    Christians celebrated their biggest religious festival Christmas on Friday with restrictions and limitations in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world. Christmas carols and hymns were...

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    Christmas celebrated amid pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 10:29pm on December 25, 2020

    Christmas festivities began Friday, with hundreds of millions across the world under coronavirus restrictions celebrating a pared-down version of a holiday typically marked by travel...

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    Pope urges COVID-19 vaccines for all in Christmas message

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 10:25pm on December 25, 2020

    Pope Francis in his Christmas message on Friday called for ‘vaccines for all, especially the most vulnerable and most in need in all regions of...

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    Boko Haram kills 11

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 04:54pm on December 25, 2020

    Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 11 people in a Christmas Eve assault on a village in Nigeria’s restive northeast, local sources said Friday. Security...

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    Sylhet transport strike curtailed for Christmas

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:43am on December 25, 2020

    The 72-hour transport strike enforced by a coalition of goods vehicle owners and employees in Sylhet division was called off Thursday evening, 12 hours before...

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    Christmas today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:01am on December 25, 2020

    Today is the Christmas Day, the birthday of Jesus Christ, first-century Jewish preacher and prophet of God. The Christians of different groups in Bangladesh elsewhere...

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    World celebrates Christmas amid lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 09:46pm on December 24, 2020

    While coronavirus misery hung over Christmas preparations worldwide on Thursday, countless millions are forced to cancel plans or limit festivities under fresh virus lockdowns. After...

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    Pope offers Christmas messages for Lebanon, South Sudan

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 09:37pm on December 24, 2020

    Pope Francis expressed his desire to visit crisis-hit Lebanon and urged political leaders in South Sudan to continue working for peace in Christmas Eve messages....

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    No merry Christmas vacation for enraged Trump

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 09:48am on December 24, 2020

    An enraged Donald Trump helicoptered off the White House lawn for one of the last times in his presidency Wednesday, leaving Americans chaos as a...

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    World’s richest lottery spreads Christmas cheer in Spain

    Agence France-Presse .Madrid | Updated at 11:18am on December 23, 2020

    Spain’s annual Christmas lottery doled out 2.4 billion euros to multiple winners on Tuesday, spreading holiday cheer in one of the European nations worst hit...